Table 1-8. Percent distribution of frequency of getting into potentially harmful situations after drinking in the past year among current drinkers,1 by sex and age group, according to selected respondent characteristics, United States, 2001–2002.

Respondent characteristics

Both sexes/
ages 18 and older

Sex

Age group

Estimate

S.E.

Male

Female

18–24 years

25–44 years

45–64 years

65 years and older

Estimate

S.E.

Estimate

S.E.

Estimate

S.E.

Estimate

S.E.

Estimate

S.E.

Estimate

S.E.

Total

                           

Never in the past year

97.18

0.15

95.86

0.24

98.64

0.13

91.30

0.71

97.04

0.22

99.08

0.12

99.92

0.04

At least once in the past year

2.82

0.15

4.14

0.24

1.36

0.13

8.70

0.71

2.96

0.22

0.92

0.12

#0.08

0.04

Race/Ethnicity

                           

White, Not Hispanic or Latino

                           

Never in the past year

96.92

0.17

95.34

0.30

98.59

0.15

90.02

0.97

96.43

0.29

98.99

0.15

99.95

0.03

At least once in the past year

3.08

0.17

4.66

0.30

1.41

0.15

9.98

0.97

3.57

0.29

1.01

0.15

#0.05

0.03

Black, Not Hispanic or Latino

                           

Never in the past year

98.61

0.28

98.05

0.48

99.20

0.25

96.21

1.22

99.00

0.32

99.35

0.25

99.18

0.81

At least once in the past year

1.39

0.28

1.95

0.48

#0.80

0.25

#3.79

1.22

#1.00

0.32

#0.65

0.25

#0.82

0.81

American Indian/Alaska Native, Not Hispanic or Latino

                           

Never in the past year

95.88

1.29

95.07

1.49

96.81

1.78

84.30

5.93

96.36

1.32

98.84

0.79

100.00

0.00

At least once in the past year

#4.12

1.29

#4.93

1.49

#3.19

1.78

#15.70

5.93

#3.64

1.32

#1.16

0.79

0.00

0.00

Asian/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, Not Hispanic or Latino

                           

Never in the past year

98.18

0.64

97.84

0.79

98.71

0.77

93.26

2.93

98.97

0.62

100.00

0.00

100.00

0.00

At least once in the past year

#1.82

0.64

#2.16

0.79

#1.29

0.77

#6.74

2.93

#1.03

0.62

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

Hispanic or Latino

                           

Never in the past year

97.75

0.32

96.98

0.49

98.87

0.29

93.52

1.27

98.41

0.30

99.57

0.18

100.00

0.00

At least once in the past year

2.25

0.32

3.02

0.49

1.13

0.29

6.48

1.27

1.59

0.30

#0.43

0.18

0.00

0.00

Marital Status

                           

Married

                           

Never in the past year

98.76

0.11

98.24

0.18

99.38

0.11

98.32

0.63

97.95

0.21

99.42

0.13

99.95

0.05

At least once in the past year

1.24

0.11

1.76

0.18

0.62

0.11

#1.68

0.63

2.05

0.21

0.58

0.13

#0.05

0.05

Living with someone as if married

                           

Never in the past year

95.01

0.99

92.73

1.66

97.54

0.77

93.71

1.95

95.00

1.31

96.21

1.60

100.00

0.00

At least once in the past year

4.99

0.99

7.27

1.66

#2.46

0.77

#6.29

1.95

5.00

1.31

#3.79

1.60

0.00

0.00

Widowed

                           

Never in the past year

99.43

0.27

98.85

0.57

99.62

0.31

95.82

4.06

99.17

0.48

99.82

0.12

At least once in the past year

#0.57

0.27

#1.15

0.57

#0.38

0.31

#4.18

4.06

#0.83

0.48

#0.18

0.12

Divorced

                           

Never in the past year

97.35

0.38

96.01

0.70

98.50

0.37

91.48

6.08

95.92

0.76

98.29

0.34

100.00

0.00

At least once in the past year

2.65

0.38

3.99

0.70

1.50

0.37

#8.52

6.08

4.08

0.76

1.71

0.34

0.00

0.00

Separated

                           

Never in the past year

95.48

0.97

93.13

1.88

97.31

0.85

82.39

7.30

95.80

1.07

97.51

1.11

100.00

0.00

At least once in the past year

4.52

0.97

6.87

1.88

#2.69

0.85

#17.61

7.30

4.20

1.07

#2.49

1.11

0.00

0.00

Never married

                           

Never in the past year

93.16

0.50

90.43

0.81

96.76

0.46

89.87

0.85

95.57

0.56

98.60

0.50

100.00

0.00

At least once in the past year

6.84

0.50

9.57

0.81

3.24

0.46

10.13

0.85

4.43

0.56

#1.40

0.50

0.00

0.00

Ever Had Children

                           

Yes

                           

Never in the past year

98.60

0.11

97.88

0.19

99.33

0.10

96.22

0.82

97.85

0.21

99.18

0.13

99.98

0.02

At least once in the past year

1.40

0.11

2.12

0.19

0.67

0.10

3.78

0.82

2.15

0.21

0.82

0.13

#0.02

0.02

No

                           

Never in the past year

93.89

0.40

91.74

0.62

96.79

0.39

90.03

0.87

95.27

0.45

98.42

0.42

99.40

0.41

At least once in the past year

6.11

0.40

8.26

0.62

3.21

0.39

9.97

0.87

4.73

0.45

1.58

0.42

#0.60

0.41

Children Ages Under 13 Living in Household

                           

Yes

                           

Never in the past year

97.75

0.22

96.68

0.39

98.77

0.19

94.53

1.03

97.90

0.25

99.31

0.25

100.00

0.00

At least once in the past year

2.25

0.22

3.32

0.39

1.23

0.19

5.47

1.03

2.10

0.25

#0.69

0.25

0.00

0.00

No

                           

Never in the past year

96.92

0.18

95.53

0.29

98.57

0.16

90.24

0.88

96.10

0.33

99.04

0.14

99.92

0.05

At least once in the past year

3.08

0.18

4.47

0.29

1.43

0.16

9.76

0.88

3.90

0.33

0.96

0.14

#0.08

0.05

Education

                           

11 years or less

                           

Never in the past year

98.10

0.29

97.50

0.43

99.06

0.36

93.40

1.19

98.91

0.33

99.32

0.32

99.80

0.20

At least once in the past year

1.90

0.29

2.50

0.43

#0.94

0.36

6.60

1.19

#1.09

0.33

#0.68

0.32

#0.20

0.20

12 years

                           

Never in the past year

97.05

0.29

95.43

0.48

98.85

0.22

92.09

1.05

96.84

0.43

98.76

0.26

99.94

0.06

At least once in the past year

2.95

0.29

4.57

0.48

1.15

0.22

7.91

1.05

3.16

0.43

1.24

0.26

#0.06

0.06

13–15 years

                           

Never in the past year

96.29

0.28

94.13

0.51

98.35

0.22

90.34

1.01

96.33

0.40

99.00

0.31

100.00

0.00

At least once in the past year

3.71

0.28

5.87

0.51

1.65

0.22

9.66

1.01

3.67

0.40

#1.00

0.31

0.00

0.00

16 or more years

                           

Never in the past year

97.95

0.21

97.33

0.36

98.66

0.22

89.71

2.14

97.38

0.33

99.33

0.17

99.91

0.09

At least once in the past year

2.05

0.21

2.67

0.36

1.34

0.22

10.29

2.14

2.62

0.33

0.67

0.17

#0.09

0.09

Currently Employed Full Time

                           

Yes

                           

Never in the past year

97.17

0.18

96.09

0.28

98.81

0.15

92.28

0.84

96.94

0.24

99.11

0.17

100.00

0.00

At least once in the past year

2.83

0.18

3.91

0.28

1.19

0.15

7.72

0.84

3.06

0.24

0.89

0.17

0.00

0.00

No

                           

Never in the past year

97.20

0.23

95.36

0.44

98.47

0.21

90.34

1.01

97.33

0.38

99.02

0.18

99.92

0.05

At least once in the past year

2.80

0.23

4.64

0.44

1.53

0.21

9.66

1.01

2.67

0.38

0.98

0.18

#0.08

0.05

Family Annual Income

                           

$0 to $19,999

                           

Never in the past year

95.70

0.43

93.08

0.78

98.06

0.35

90.12

1.10

96.92

0.61

98.69

0.33

99.88

0.12

At least once in the past year

4.30

0.43

6.92

0.78

1.94

0.35

9.88

1.10

3.08

0.61

1.31

0.33

#0.12

0.12

$20,000 to $34,999

                           

Never in the past year

96.80

0.29

95.22

0.50

98.60

0.25

92.33

1.16

96.28

0.47

98.51

0.38

99.93

0.07

At least once in the past year

3.20

0.29

4.78

0.50

1.40

0.25

7.67

1.16

3.72

0.47

1.49

0.38

#0.07

0.07

$35,000 to $59,999

                           

Never in the past year

97.54

0.23

96.47

0.39

98.77

0.21

93.54

1.11

96.73

0.40

99.28

0.17

100.00

0.00

At least once in the past year

2.46

0.23

3.53

0.39

1.23

0.21

6.46

1.11

3.27

0.40

0.72

0.17

0.00

0.00

$60,000 or more

                           

Never in the past year

97.88

0.18

97.02

0.28

98.91

0.18

90.36

1.72

97.66

0.26

99.26

0.18

99.88

0.11

At least once in the past year

2.12

0.18

2.98

0.28

1.09

0.18

9.64

1.72

2.34

0.26

0.74

0.18

#0.12

0.11

Current/Most Recent Occupation

                           

Executive, administrative, and managerial

                           

Never in the past year

97.05

0.37

95.93

0.59

98.41

0.36

85.27

3.06

96.42

0.60

99.16

0.28

100.00

0.00

At least once in the past year

2.95

0.37

4.07

0.59

1.59

0.36

14.73

3.06

3.58

0.60

#0.84

0.28

0.00

0.00

Professional specialty

                           

Never in the past year

98.28

0.23

97.42

0.46

98.93

0.21

90.80

2.04

98.26

0.35

99.64

0.18

100.00

0.00

At least once in the past year

1.72

0.23

2.58

0.46

1.07

0.21

9.20

2.04

1.74

0.35

#0.36

0.18

0.00

0.00

Technical and related support

                           

Never in the past year

97.20

0.42

96.15

0.62

99.09

0.37

92.21

2.04

96.87

0.61

99.18

0.35

100.00

0.00

At least once in the past year

2.80

0.42

3.85

0.62

#0.91

0.37

7.79

2.04

3.13

0.61

#0.82

0.35

0.00

0.00

Sales

                           

Never in the past year

96.64

0.49

94.45

0.93

98.60

0.36

94.38

1.21

96.56

0.73

98.33

0.60

100.00

0.00

At least once in the past year

3.36

0.49

5.55

0.93

1.40

0.36

5.62

1.21

3.44

0.73

#1.67

0.60

0.00

0.00

Administrative support, including clerical

                           

Never in the past year

97.74

0.42

93.54

1.74

98.66

0.33

93.35

1.49

97.63

0.71

99.69

0.23

100.00

0.00

At least once in the past year

2.26

0.42

6.46

1.74

1.34

0.33

6.65

1.49

2.37

0.71

#0.31

0.23

0.00

0.00

Private household

                           

Never in the past year

99.10

0.65

97.22

2.84

99.43

0.58

97.57

2.42

98.93

1.08

100.00

0.00

100.00

0.00

At least once in the past year

#0.90

0.65

#2.78

2.84

#0.57

0.58

#2.43

2.42

#1.07

1.08

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

Protective services

                           

Never in the past year

98.45

0.67

98.11

0.82

100.00

0.00

93.02

4.78

99.04

0.53

99.12

0.88

100.00

0.00

At least once in the past year

#1.55

0.67

#1.89

0.82

0.00

0.00

#6.98

4.78

#0.96

0.53

#0.88

0.88

0.00

0.00

Other services, except protective and household

                           

Never in the past year

95.27

0.54

92.45

1.05

97.60

0.47

88.53

1.66

96.59

0.65

99.01

0.36

100.00

0.00

At least once in the past year

4.73

0.54

7.55

1.05

2.40

0.47

11.47

1.66

3.41

0.65

#0.99

0.36

0.00

0.00

Farming, forestry, and fishing

                           

Never in the past year

97.27

0.95

97.28

1.07

97.22

2.10

90.96

4.63

97.10

1.62

99.20

0.57

100.00

0.00

At least once in the past year

#2.73

0.95

#2.72

1.07

#2.78

2.10

#9.04

4.63

#2.90

1.62

#0.80

0.57

0.00

0.00

Precision production, craft, and repair

                           

Never in the past year

93.96

1.05

93.35

1.16

100.00

0.00

85.03

4.46

93.38

1.51

96.95

1.34

100.00

0.00

At least once in the past year

6.04

1.05

6.65

1.16

0.00

0.00

14.97

4.46

6.62

1.51

#3.05

1.34

0.00

0.00

Operators, fabricators, and laborers

                           

Never in the past year

96.21

0.65

95.40

0.79

99.54

0.32

90.98

2.44

97.17

0.69

97.49

1.15

100.00

0.00

At least once in the past year

3.79

0.65

4.60

0.79

#0.46

0.32

9.02

2.44

2.83

0.69

#2.51

1.15

0.00

0.00

Transportation and material moving

                           

Never in the past year

97.28

0.75

97.05

0.85

98.62

1.37

92.76

3.48

96.25

1.30

99.67

0.33

100.00

0.00

At least once in the past year

2.72

0.75

2.95

0.85

#1.38

1.37

#7.24

3.48

#3.75

1.30

#0.33

0.33

0.00

0.00

Handlers, equipment cleaners, and laborers

                           

Never in the past year

96.20

0.84

95.70

0.99

98.52

1.10

92.63

2.43

95.87

1.32

99.36

0.38

100.00

0.00

At least once in the past year

3.80

0.84

4.30

0.99

#1.48

1.10

#7.37

2.43

#4.13

1.32

#0.64

0.38

0.00

0.00

Military

                           

Never in the past year

98.17

0.96

98.82

0.78

95.33

3.90

93.50

3.77

99.56

0.44

100.00

0.00

100.00

0.00

At least once in the past year

#1.83

0.96

#1.18

0.78

#4.67

3.90

#6.50

3.77

#0.44

0.44

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

Born in the United States

                           

Yes

                           

Never in the past year

96.93

0.16

95.41

0.27

98.54

0.15

90.63

0.78

96.69

0.24

99.02

0.14

99.92

0.05

At least once in the past year

3.07

0.16

4.59

0.27

1.46

0.15

9.37

0.78

3.31

0.24

0.98

0.14

#0.08

0.05

No

                           

Never in the past year

98.99

0.28

98.63

0.45

99.56

0.18

96.43

1.52

99.18

0.32

99.63

0.21

100.00

0.00

At least once in the past year

1.01

0.28

#1.37

0.45

#0.44

0.18

#3.57

1.52

#0.82

0.32

#0.37

0.21

0.00

0.00

Family Structure Before Age 18

                           

Both biological/adoptive parents in the household

                           

Never in the past year

97.57

0.16

96.44

0.28

98.86

0.13

91.33

0.93

97.21

0.25

99.23

0.11

99.93

0.05

At least once in the past year

2.43

0.16

3.56

0.28

1.14

0.13

8.67

0.93

2.79

0.25

0.77

0.11

#0.07

0.05

Only biological mother in the household (father never present)

                           

Never in the past year

96.79

0.45

95.47

0.72

98.16

0.44

90.78

1.81

97.70

0.49

99.19

0.33

100.00

0.00

At least once in the past year

3.21

0.45

4.53

0.72

1.84

0.44

9.22

1.81

2.30

0.49

#0.81

0.33

0.00

0.00

Biological/adoptive parents divorced or no longer
living together

                           

Never in the past year

95.60

0.38

93.34

0.68

97.94

0.34

91.25

1.14

96.03

0.49

97.95

0.66

99.76

0.23

At least once in the past year

4.40

0.38

6.66

0.68

2.06

0.34

8.75

1.14

3.97

0.49

#2.05

0.66

#0.24

0.23

Raised by relatives, by foster parents or in an institution

                           

Never in the past year

99.88

0.12

99.77

0.23

100.00

0.00

98.63

1.40

100.00

0.00

100.00

0.00

100.00

0.00

At least once in the past year

#0.12

0.12

#0.23

0.23

0.00

0.00

#1.37

1.40

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

Self-Perceived Current Health

                           

Excellent/Very good

                           

Never in the past year

97.18

0.17

95.78

0.30

98.74

0.15

91.52

0.78

97.36

0.23

99.22

0.16

100.00

0.00

At least once in the past year

2.82

0.17

4.22

0.30

1.26

0.15

8.48

0.78

2.64

0.23

0.78

0.16

0.00

0.00

Good

                           

Never in the past year

97.08

0.30

95.82

0.48

98.45

0.30

91.20

1.32

96.19

0.55

99.00

0.25

99.94

0.06

At least once in the past year

2.92

0.30

4.18

0.48

1.55

0.30

8.80

1.32

3.81

0.55

1.00

0.25

#0.06

0.06

Fair/Poor

                           

Never in the past year

97.33

0.37

96.37

0.59

98.42

0.42

88.24

2.84

96.08

0.84

98.58

0.39

99.74

0.19

At least once in the past year

2.67

0.37

3.63

0.59

1.58

0.42

11.76

2.84

3.92

0.84

1.42

0.39

#0.26

0.19

Currently Covered by Health Insurance

                           

Yes

                           

Never in the past year

97.60

0.15

96.42

0.25

98.84

0.13

91.38

0.85

97.25

0.23

99.26

0.13

99.92

0.04

At least once in the past year

2.40

0.15

3.58

0.25

1.16

0.13

8.62

0.85

2.75

0.23

0.74

0.13

#0.08

0.04

No

                           

Never in the past year

95.29

0.41

93.66

0.65

97.60

0.39

91.15

1.10

96.22

0.52

98.00

0.46

100.00

0.00

At least once in the past year

4.71

0.41

6.34

0.65

2.40

0.39

8.85

1.10

3.78

0.52

2.00

0.46

0.00

0.00

Smoked Any Cigarettes in the Past Year

                           

Yes

                           

Never in the past year

94.24

0.36

92.12

0.57

96.88

0.38

87.86

1.29

94.19

0.52

97.77

0.40

99.68

0.23

At least once in the past year

5.76

0.36

7.88

0.57

3.12

0.38

12.14

1.29

5.81

0.52

2.23

0.40

#0.32

0.23

No

                           

Never in the past year

98.38

0.13

97.52

0.23

99.30

0.11

93.58

0.69

98.35

0.18

99.55

0.09

99.96

0.04

At least once in the past year

1.62

0.13

2.48

0.23

0.70

0.11

6.42

0.69

1.65

0.18

0.45

0.09

#0.04

0.04

Smoked 100 or More Cigarettes in Life

                           

Yes

                           

Never in the past year

96.23

0.22

94.82

0.34

98.02

0.24

88.30

1.19

95.37

0.41

98.60

0.21

99.93

0.05

At least once in the past year

3.77

0.22

5.18

0.34

1.98

0.24

11.70

1.19

4.63

0.41

1.40

0.21

#0.07

0.05

No

                           

Never in the past year

98.10

0.17

97.00

0.31

99.16

0.13

93.65

0.72

98.32

0.20

99.70

0.10

99.91

0.09

At least once in the past year

1.90

0.17

3.00

0.31

0.84

0.13

6.35

0.72

1.68

0.20

#0.30

0.10

#0.09

0.09

Any Depression in the Past Year

                           

Yes

                           

Never in the past year

94.09

0.65

89.66

1.42

96.46

0.62

88.19

1.90

94.54

0.87

97.70

0.68

100.00

0.00

At least once in the past year

5.91

0.65

10.34

1.42

3.54

0.62

11.81

1.90

5.46

0.87

2.30

0.68

0.00

0.00

No

                           

Never in the past year

97.43

0.14

96.19

0.24

98.89

0.13

91.74

0.75

97.26

0.21

99.18

0.13

99.92

0.05

At least once in the past year

2.57

0.14

3.81

0.24

1.11

0.13

8.26

0.75

2.74

0.21

0.82

0.13

#0.08

0.05

Any Depression in Life

                           

Yes

                           

Never in the past year

95.60

0.37

92.44

0.83

97.39

0.36

89.31

1.42

95.02

0.58

98.71

0.28

99.41

0.43

At least once in the past year

4.40

0.37

7.56

0.83

2.61

0.36

10.69

1.42

4.98

0.58

1.29

0.28

#0.59

0.43

No

                           

Never in the past year

97.52

0.15

96.35

0.24

99.04

0.12

91.78

0.79

97.51

0.22

99.17

0.15

99.98

0.02

At least once in the past year

2.48

0.15

3.65

0.24

0.96

0.12

8.22

0.79

2.49

0.22

0.83

0.15

#0.02

0.02

Alcohol Use Disorder in the Past Year

                           

Alcohol use disorder

                           

Never in the past year

78.17

0.92

75.94

1.14

83.38

1.47

66.47

2.11

79.36

1.35

89.12

1.31

97.65

1.36

At least once in the past year

21.83

0.92

24.06

1.14

16.62

1.47

33.53

2.11

20.64

1.35

10.88

1.31

#2.35

1.36

Alcohol abuse

                           

Never in the past year

81.90

1.08

81.06

1.33

84.01

1.82

67.21

3.27

81.72

1.62

90.91

1.61

99.22

0.78

At least once in the past year

18.10

1.08

18.94

1.33

15.99

1.82

32.79

3.27

18.28

1.62

9.09

1.61

#0.78

0.78

Alcohol dependence

                           

Never in the past year

73.62

1.54

69.39

1.91

82.69

2.07

66.04

2.62

75.85

2.19

85.76

2.59

89.68

6.96

At least once in the past year

26.38

1.54

30.61

1.91

17.31

2.07

33.96

2.62

24.15

2.19

14.24

2.59

#10.32

6.96

No alcohol use disorder

                           

Never in the past year

100.00

0.00

100.00

0.00

100.00

0.00

100.00

0.00

100.00

0.00

100.00

0.00

100.00

0.00

At least once in the past year

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

Average Drinking Level in the Past Year2

                           

Light drinker

                           

Never in the past year

99.56

0.06

99.52

0.08

99.59

0.08

98.71

0.30

99.44

0.10

99.94

0.03

99.97

0.03

At least once in the past year

0.44

0.06

0.48

0.08

0.41

0.08

1.29

0.30

0.56

0.10

#0.06

0.03

#0.03

0.03

Moderate drinker

                           

Never in the past year

96.34

0.32

95.73

0.41

98.01

0.39

88.85

1.58

96.17

0.46

98.77

0.28

100.00

0.00

At least once in the past year

3.66

0.32

4.27

0.41

1.99

0.39

11.15

1.58

3.83

0.46

1.23

0.28

0.00

0.00

Heavier drinker

                           

Never in the past year

89.06

0.64

85.71

0.94

94.04

0.68

73.43

2.36

88.31

1.02

96.04

0.71

99.61

0.28

At least once in the past year

10.94

0.64

14.29

0.94

5.96

0.68

26.57

2.36

11.69

1.02

3.96

0.71

#0.39

0.28

5+ Drinks for Men or 4+ Drinks for Women in a Single Day

                           

Never in the past year

                           

Never in the past year

99.73

0.05

99.59

0.08

99.86

0.05

99.59

0.19

99.58

0.09

99.83

0.06

99.98

0.02

At least once in the past year

0.27

0.05

0.41

0.08

#0.14

0.05

#0.41

0.19

0.42

0.09

#0.17

0.06

#0.02

0.02

1 to 11 times in the past year

                           

Never in the past year

97.35

0.31

96.57

0.51

98.30

0.36

94.55

1.13

97.48

0.41

98.76

0.40

100.00

0.00

At least once in the past year

2.65

0.31

3.43

0.51

1.70

0.36

5.45

1.13

2.52

0.41

#1.24

0.40

0.00

0.00

12 or more times in the past year

                           

Never in the past year

89.55

0.58

87.85

0.75

93.13

0.71

80.95

1.52

90.76

0.73

95.71

0.73

99.10

0.65

At least once in the past year

10.45

0.58

12.15

0.75

6.87

0.71

19.05

1.52

9.24

0.73

4.29

0.73

#0.90

0.65

Drinking Enough to Feel Drunk

                           

Never in the past year

                           

Never in the past year

99.74

0.05

99.57

0.10

99.90

0.04

99.51

0.19

99.63

0.11

99.81

0.06

99.98

0.02

At least once in the past year

0.26

0.05

0.43

0.10

#0.10

0.04

#0.49

0.19

0.37

0.11

#0.19

0.06

#0.02

0.02

1 to 11 times in the past year

                           

Never in the past year

96.27

0.30

95.18

0.46

97.61

0.30

94.52

0.87

96.19

0.43

97.54

0.52

99.69

0.30

At least once in the past year

3.73

0.30

4.82

0.46

2.39

0.30

5.48

0.87

3.81

0.43

2.46

0.52

#0.31

0.30

12 or more times in the past year

                           

Never in the past year

83.93

1.00

81.18

1.32

89.89

1.27

74.69

1.95

85.82

1.31

94.38

1.21

99.20

0.79

At least once in the past year

16.07

1.00

18.82

1.32

10.11

1.27

25.31

1.95

14.18

1.31

5.62

1.21

#0.80

0.79

Driving After Drinking 3 or More Drinks

                           

Never in the past year

                           

Never in the past year

98.84

0.09

98.45

0.16

99.20

0.11

95.12

0.55

99.00

0.13

99.76

0.06

99.94

0.04

At least once in the past year

1.16

0.09

1.55

0.16

0.80

0.11

4.88

0.55

1.00

0.13

0.24

0.06

#0.06

0.04

1 or 2 times in the past year

                           

Never in the past year

92.01

0.77

90.98

1.05

94.26

0.97

80.59

2.99

93.03

0.94

97.83

0.72

99.09

0.89

At least once in the past year

7.99

0.77

9.02

1.05

5.74

0.97

19.41

2.99

6.97

0.94

#2.17

0.72

#0.91

0.89

3 or more times in the past year

                           

Never in the past year

85.71

0.96

84.09

1.15

91.29

1.54

71.70

2.96

85.22

1.26

92.35

1.29

100.00

0.00

At least once in the past year

14.29

0.96

15.91

1.15

8.71

1.54

28.30

2.96

14.78

1.26

7.65

1.29

0.00

0.00

Age Started Drinking

                           

14 years or younger

                           

Never in the past year

92.35

0.79

90.63

1.02

95.30

0.96

82.95

2.64

93.06

1.05

96.62

1.31

98.66

0.96

At least once in the past year

7.65

0.79

9.37

1.02

4.70

0.96

17.05

2.64

6.94

1.05

#3.38

1.31

#1.34

0.96

15 to 17 years

                           

Never in the past year

94.33

0.39

92.58

0.58

96.96

0.37

87.16

1.26

95.17

0.51

97.78

0.37

100.00

0.00

At least once in the past year

5.67

0.39

7.42

0.58

3.04

0.37

12.84

1.26

4.83

0.51

2.22

0.37

0.00

0.00

18 to 20 years

                           

Never in the past year

98.20

0.19

97.44

0.31

99.15

0.16

95.00

0.80

97.91

0.32

99.42

0.16

100.00

0.00

At least once in the past year

1.80

0.19

2.56

0.31

0.85

0.16

5.00

0.80

2.09

0.32

0.58

0.16

0.00

0.00

21 years or older

                           

Never in the past year

99.45

0.10

99.24

0.16

99.60

0.11

98.83

0.47

99.07

0.20

99.73

0.09

100.00

0.00

At least once in the past year

0.55

0.10

0.76

0.16

0.40

0.11

#1.17

0.47

0.93

0.20

#0.27

0.09

0.00

0.00

Family History of Alcoholism

                           

None

                           

Never in the past year

98.44

0.14

97.71

0.23

99.40

0.11

94.77

0.81

98.37

0.20

99.46

0.14

100.00

0.00

At least once in the past year

1.56

0.14

2.29

0.23

0.60

0.11

5.23

0.81

1.63

0.20

0.54

0.14

0.00

0.00

2nd degree relatives only

                           

Never in the past year

95.91

0.37

94.02

0.60

98.01

0.37

89.32

1.31

96.43

0.50

98.71

0.46

99.71

0.29

At least once in the past year

4.09

0.37

5.98

0.60

1.99

0.37

10.68

1.31

3.57

0.50

#1.29

0.46

#0.29

0.29

1st degree relatives only

                           

Never in the past year

97.57

0.37

96.26

0.64

98.92

0.30

88.42

2.41

97.00

0.72

99.19

0.27

99.89

0.11

At least once in the past year

2.43

0.37

3.74

0.64

1.08

0.30

11.58

2.41

3.00

0.72

#0.81

0.27

#0.11

0.11

Both 1st and 2nd degree relatives

                           

Never in the past year

95.61

0.35

92.88

0.65

97.80

0.33

87.99

1.47

95.25

0.55

98.59

0.31

99.85

0.15

At least once in the past year

4.39

0.35

7.12

0.65

2.20

0.33

12.01

1.47

4.75

0.55

1.41

0.31

#0.15

0.15

Any Parent Alcoholic

                           

Yes

                           

Never in the past year

95.32

0.38

92.45

0.70

97.71

0.32

87.34

1.46

95.10

0.57

98.73

0.26

99.83

0.17

At least once in the past year

4.68

0.38

7.55

0.70

2.29

0.32

12.66

1.46

4.90

0.57

1.27

0.26

#0.17

0.17

No

                           

Never in the past year

97.74

0.14

96.71

0.22

98.98

0.13

92.64

0.76

97.67

0.20

99.19

0.15

99.94

0.05

At least once in the past year

2.26

0.14

3.29

0.22

1.02

0.13

7.36

0.76

2.33

0.20

0.81

0.15

#0.06

0.05

Married to Alcoholic/Lived with Alcoholic as Married

                           

Yes

                           

Never in the past year

95.81

0.46

90.89

1.38

97.37

0.41

86.84

3.60

94.01

0.84

97.94

0.42

100.00

0.00

At least once in the past year

4.19

0.46

9.11

1.38

2.63

0.41

13.16

3.60

5.99

0.84

2.06

0.42

0.00

0.00

No

                           

Never in the past year

97.34

0.15

96.11

0.24

98.90

0.13

91.44

0.72

97.42

0.20

99.26

0.13

99.92

0.05

At least once in the past year

2.66

0.15

3.89

0.24

1.10

0.13

8.56

0.72

2.58

0.20

0.74

0.13

#0.08

0.05

Any Alcohol Treatment in the Past Year

                           

Yes

                           

Never in the past year

71.37

3.12

69.05

3.82

77.48

5.62

51.92

6.77

71.80

4.51

85.14

4.79

100.00

0.00

At least once in the past year

28.63

3.12

30.95

3.82

22.52

5.62

48.08

6.77

28.20

4.51

#14.86

4.79

0.00

0.00

No

                           

Never in the past year

97.50

0.14

96.33

0.23

98.79

0.12

92.06

0.70

97.42

0.20

99.21

0.12

99.92

0.04

At least once in the past year

2.50

0.14

3.67

0.23

1.21

0.12

7.94

0.70

2.58

0.20

0.79

0.12

#0.08

0.04

Any Alcohol Treatment in Life

                           

Yes

                           

Never in the past year

85.73

1.33

84.37

1.72

89.42

2.08

68.59

5.16

84.16

1.88

93.95

1.38

97.79

2.20

At least once in the past year

14.27

1.33

15.63

1.72

10.58

2.08

31.41

5.16

15.84

1.88

6.05

1.38

#2.21

2.20

No

                           

Never in the past year

97.70

0.13

96.60

0.23

98.87

0.11

92.25

0.66

97.73

0.18

99.32

0.12

99.96

0.03

At least once in the past year

2.30

0.13

3.40

0.23

1.13

0.11

7.75

0.66

2.27

0.18

0.68

0.12

#0.04

0.03

Fewer than 10 respondents in the denominator.

#Relative standard error >0.3.

1Current drinker: 1 or more drinks in the past year.

2Light drinker: 3 or fewer drinks per week on average. Moderate drinker: on average more than 3 drinks and up to 7 drinks per week for women and more than 3 drinks and up to 14 drinks per week for men. Heavier drinker: on average more than 1 drink per day for women and more than 2 drinks per day for men.


SOURCE: NIAAA 2001–2002 National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions.

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